Sr. Front End Engineer (Remote- Anywhere in US)

Remote /
Engineering /
At Fable, we believe we must work to put the omnipresent mobile screen in service of our mental well-being. Our mission is to deliver the world’s best social experience with exceptional stories.

We’re looking for a Front end Engineer with a deep technical ability to build the world’s best platform for social reading and exceptional stories.
What You’ll do
Create the next generation social platform centered around stories 
Design, build, and maintain our Android app and libraries in Kotlin and Java  
• Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability 
• Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
We are looking for
Self-motivated with a love for stories and reading
Expert-level knowledge of developing and maintaining web applications
Deep understanding of software engineering fundamentals 
Experience with HTML, Javascript, Javascript Frameworks (e.g. VueJS, React, Angular) and CSS 
Keen eye for design and sharp attention to detail 
Passionate about user experience       
Experienced in e-commerce
Some experience with mobile technologies (native iOS and Android) and backend technologies (Python w/ Django) preferred
Comfortable in an early stage start-up environment
Please include in your application:
Examples of your work       
3 of your favorite books and tell us why you like them       
Why you’ll love working at Fable
Work on a purpose driven product      
We are a tech company with the soul of an artist.  
We are an early stage start-up and a constant work in progress. So, to borrow from Douglas Adams, “Don’t Panic”.       
Our culture is open and transparent       
We have no time for bureaucracy - We want leaders, not spectators.        
Attending meetings is not a thing at Fable, so you will need to be resourceful, hands-on and solve problems       
We listen, understand, and consider before we judge       
What does all this mean to you? 
You will be working with a group of diverse, creative people distributed geographically. We support each other in our curiosity and creativity.        
We trust each other to set our own schedule and get things done.
You can count on us to count on you, every single day.       
Flexibility - you can be based out of any location within the U.S       
Competitive pay package & benefits       
About Fable
Fable brings the world of stories to everyone. We deliver the world’s best social experiences with exceptional stories in service of mental wellness. Time is the new premium; and we all feel the stress of daily demands on our time. While we know that reading increases mental well-being, many consider it a burden. Fable’s experts combine design, curation and private social to make reading interactive and fun. Fable originals, discussion guides and summaries make reading easy and interesting. We select stories to suit your mood, time and interests. We help put your mobile screen in service of your mental wellness.  
We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace diversity at our company. We do not discriminate by race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are a gender-balanced team committed to diversity and an inclusive environment.